Category Archives: Northern Ireland news

Unite takes fight for Bombardier jobs directly to US Capitol Hill

  Unite will highlight that 22,000 US jobs are involved in C Series production, tariffs will only damage all workers December 14th: A delegation from Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union, Unite will take the fight for Northern Ireland Bombardier … Continue reading

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HSCT must bring forward genuine consultation with communities threatened by medical imaging review process

One day public notice of consultation event is wholly inadequate and has left local community bewildered and concerned HSCT needs to organise a properly publicised consultation event in New Year in a neutral and appropriate venue such as the Lakeland … Continue reading

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Unite workforce delegation meet Bombardier Chief Executive in Montreal to discuss impact of protectionist tariffs on C Series

Engagement comes after a day of inter-union meetings between Unite representatives and UNIFOR which represents Canadian workers in Bombardier and across supply chain companies Following meeting, Unite delegation will head to Washington DC to highlight impact of 300% C Series … Continue reading

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Workers maintaining roads and water courses are being denied fair holiday pay

Unite questions whether failure to address payments irregularity is due to absence of an Executive Minister At least one thousand workers across Roads Service, Rivers Agency and Forestry Service denied holiday pay based on Working Time Regulations act December 13th: … Continue reading

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Blackpool aerospace workers will kick-start the New Year with Unite

December 13th: Skilled manufacturing workers have overwhelmingly voted in favour of having Unite the union represent their interests at Magellan Aerospace in Blackpool. The union will be formally recognised from January 1st 2018. It means workers at all of Magellan’s … Continue reading

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